Coal Miners Mock Topless Ashley Judd

Self-described 'hillbilly' actress angers her home state
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 9, 2010 10:30 AM CDT
Coal Miners Mock Topless Ashley Judd
A poster with a Marie Claire magazine portrait of Ashley Judd covering her breasts with her hands was on display Wednesday, July 7, 2010, at a coal industry golf tournament in Prestonsburg, Ky.   (AP Photo)

(Newser) – Kentucky native Ashley Judd irked miners when she spoke out against mountaintop coal mining last month, and now they’re using a topless photo taken for a magazine against her. “Ashley Judd makes a living removing her top, why can’t coal miners?” says the poster, displayed at a Kentucky golf tournament. Mountaintop mining involves blasting tops off mountains, PopEater reports.

Officials promised to remove the poster even though, as one golf club manager says, “all the people that was here yesterday, they was all for it.”
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